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Re: [EMACSPEAK The Complete Audio Desktop] Searching GMail Using IMap And GNUS



I still use VM  as my primary mail interface. But I needed a fast
way of searching across GMail which is why I created gm-nnir
>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com> writes:
    Tim> Hi Raman, does this indicate you have moved to using
    Tim> gnus rather than VM for your email? Just curious.
    Tim> 
    Tim> Tim
    Tim> 
    Tim> 
    Tim> 
    Tim> On 9 February 2014 12:00, T. V. Raman
    Tim> <tv.raman.tv@gmail.com> wrote:
    Tim> 
    >> Searching GMail Using IMap and GNUS 1 Searching GMail
    >> Using IMap and GNUS
    >> 
    >> Emacs package GNUS provides a very efficient interface for
    >> consuming large amounts of email. You can access GMail
    >> using GNUS' IMap interface, for my own configuration for
    >> doing this, see file tvr/gnus-prepare.el in the Emacspeak
    >> SVN repository. Module gm-nnir.el in package
    >> g-clientimplements some convenience hooks to enable
    >> efficient searching of GMail. Module emacspeak-gnus has
    >> been updated to bind commands from module gm-nnir.el to ?
    >> and / in the *Group* buffer. 1.1 Basic Usage
    >> 
    >> Assuming you already have GNUS configured to read GMail
    >> via IMap, you can:
    >> 
    >> - Press / in the groups buffer to search your mail. This
    >> command accepts all GMail queries, so for example,
    >> 
    >> after: 2014/02/01 to: me
    >> 
    >> Will find all messages received after February 1, 2014 and
    >> addressed to you.
    >> 
    >> label: foo after: 2014/01/01
    >> 
    >> Will find messages with label foo and received after
    >> January 1, 2014.
    >> 
    >> - Press ? in the Group buffer to execute a more extensive
    >> search command; this accepts both IMap query
    >> specifications (per RFC 3501) as well as GMail query
    >> specifications. The command provides smart completion,
    >> follow the prompts to build up complex queries. In
    >> general, there is almost nothing you cannot do with the
    >> GMail query language, so this command is mostly there as a
    >> backup.
    >> 
    >> 1.2 The Technical Details
    >> 
    >> The GMail query language is exposed to IMap via custom
    >> search key X-GM-RAW; commands
    >> gm-nnir-group-make-gmail-group and
    >> gm-nnir-group-make-nnir-groupuse this functionality to
    >> construct *ephemeral* groups that hold the search results.
    >> 
    >> 
    >> --
    >> Posted By T. V. Raman to EMACSPEAK The Complete Audio
    >> Desktop<http://emacspeak.blogspot.com/2014/02/searching-gmail-using-imap-and-gnus.html>at
    >> 2/08/2014 05:00:00 PM
    Tim> 
    Tim> 
    Tim> 
    Tim> 
    Tim> -- regards,
    Tim> 
    Tim> Tim
    Tim> 
    Tim> -- Tim Cross

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